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tonight, the fallout. what donald trump said about hillary clinton. some arguing, trump went too far with the words he used in his attack. >> she got [ bleep ]. >> tonight, the clinton team now responding and what this little girl asked the candidate. late today, the panic at the mall. shots red inside. the stampede of holiday shoppers trying to escape. the deadly driving. the chain reaction accidents just as millions hit the road for the holidays. 40 million americans facing severe storms through christmas eve. accused army desserter bowe bergdahl in court. toninight, inis own words, describing what the taliban did to him. and the great made in america christmas is back. so many of you sending in your ideas. tonight, the famous "i love lucy" ment. and something in that scene made
>> made in america! good evening. and it's great to have you with us here on a tuesday night. and we beginith the war of words between the two front-runners in the race for 2016. the showdown unfolding at this hour, between donald trump and hillary clinton. trump under fire by some after using a certain word to describe clinton's loss to president obama. and commenting on her using the bathroom during the debate. tonight, the clinton campaign calling trump's remarks, quote, sexist and degrading. and there was a moment today on the campaign trail when a little girl asked secretary clinton a question. all of this comes amid new poll numbers tonight, and this question. how many americans say they would be embarrassed if this country elects a president trump or if it elects hillary clinton? abc's jonathan karl, leading us off. >> reporter: donald trump's insults were crude and personal, attacking hillary clinton using a vulgarescription of male anatomy. >> she was going to beat obama.
i don't know. how does it get worse? but she was going to beat, she was favored to win and she got [ bleep ]. she lost, i mean she lost. >> reporter: he didn't stop there. trump also mocked clinton for being late to her podium -- >> sorry. >> reporter: after a bathroom break during the abc democratic debate saturday. >> i know where she went. it's disgusting. i don't want to talk about it. no, it's too disgusting. >> reporter: clinton's campaign today blasted trump's, quote, "degrading language" and "disgusting sexist slurs." and in iowa today, hillary clinton hugged this girl who asked her about bullying. >> that was really brave. >> reporter: and then invoked her own experience. >> you are looking at somebody who's had a lot of terrible things said about me. and that's why it's important to stand up to bullilies wherer they are and why we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. because that is not who we are
sexism have dogged trump throughout his campaign. >> you've called women you don't like fat pigs, dogs, slobs and disgusting animals. your twitter account -- >> only rosie o'donnell. >> no, it wasn't. for the record. it was well beyond rorosie o'donnell. >> yes, i'm sure it was. >> reporter: unhappy with with megyn kelly's line of questioning, h he later ok aim at her. >> you can see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever. >> reporter: a few weeks later, he was back at it, criticizing carly fiorina,a, the only female republican candidate in "rolling stone," saying, "look at that face, would anyone vote for that?" trump said he was talking about her poe sew that, not her physical appearance, fiorina didn't buy it. >> i think women all over this country heard very clearly what mr. . trump sa. >> reporter: and through it all, trump says he, quote, cherishes women. >> i said i do cherish women. i love women. >> and jon karl with us now live
clinton. and what she said at the abc debate. that isis is using videos of jihadists. has her campaign provided that video? >> reporter: the clinton campaign has provided no direct evidence to back up the allegation that isis is using trump's words to recruit terrorists. but clinton herself doubled down today, she point out that trump's words have been broadcast all over onrabic television and she said that plays right into the hands of olen jihadists who want to portray the u.s. as anti-muslim. >> jon karl live from thehe white house. jon, thank you. now, to that new poll tonight, finding 50% of voters sasay ty would be, quote, embarrassed if donald trump were to become president. 35% of all voters say they would be embarrassed if hillary clinton is elected president. and one more poll number tonight. a surge for ted cruz. as high as any national poyet. as you can see right there, nearly tried with donald trump. now leads by just four points. we move on this tuesday night to other news and the
one of the nation's biggest mallses right outside new york city. gunshots bringing out in that packed mall, just days before christmas. shoppers evacuating. crowding that staircase. video of shoppers hiding in a store. outside, confusion and fear this could be terrorism. abc's linzie janis reporting in tonight. >> it was pure pandemonium. everybody was running. >> reporter: just two days before christmas, panic at this packed new york mall. hundreds of last-minute shoppers running for cover. >> i heard like three sounds, like that sound like gunshots. just a stampede came through. >> reporter: many trying not to get trampled in the rush to the exits. others hiding in stores. >> we locked the doors, ran to the bathroom at the back of the store and we just crouched there and we waited. >> reporter: dozens of officers descending on the roosevelt field mall in long island, new york, one of the largest indoor malls in the country. schools in the area going on lockdown. but police quickly calming fears
robbery. this was not an active shooter. >> the first thing t that we thght wawas terrorm. >> reporter: the incident, an example of a country on edge in the wake of the san bernardino attack. earlier this month, sppers at another ll, terrified. >> i thought it was a terrorist attack. >> reporter: authorities tododay saying the suspect was trying to rob the rolex section of this tourneau jewelry store around 1:00 a.m. they say the two struggled. aa shot firing from the suspect's gun, into the mall, hitting a 67-year-old ployee. the suspect is now in police custody. david, the man who was shot is in serious but stable conditioion. the mall is now completely reopened, only part of it was in lockdown and evacuated. there's a lot of relief here tonight. david? >> the climate in this country right now. linzie, thank you. we turn this evening to the extreme weather. deadly storms hitting just as millions head home for the holidays now.
zone, as we head intohristmas eve. in arkansas tonight, look at this. dense fog triggers a ten-car pileup on i-49, killing three. powerful winds in southern california knocking over tractor trailers. meanwhile, outside seattle tonight, traffic grinding to a halt in the snow. abc's clayton sandell on the very dangerous driving already. the storms and the weather pattern now coming to the east. >> reporter: for some drivers hitting the road, it's no holiday. gas prices are down this season, but the number of drivers and police blame the pileup partly heavy fog. in the west, they're dealing with snow measured in feet. parts of utah getting 24 inches in 24 hours.
washington state. >> here in the mountains east of seattle, they've gotten 12 feet of snow just this month. it's created all kinds of problems for holiday travelers, as they've had to intermittently shut down these roads for accidents and avalanches. >> reporter: in san francisco today -- >> it s awful. it was awful. >> reporter: -- bad weather canceled dozens of flights. and david, in coming days, a massive amount of travelers will jam into airports like this one here in dallas, and just one weather hiccup can send shockwaves through the system just in time foror christmas. david? >> yes, we are veryamiliar with that ripple effect that these storms cause. thank you to clayton. let's get right to meteorologist rob marciano, trackin the storms and the worment coming to the east. >> reporter: widespread issues tomorrow, david, beginning with a severe weather threat that expands throughout the day tomorrow, across the mid south. a widespread from new orleans all the way to indianapolis with memphis in the bulls eye. damaging winds, maybe some tornadoes, as well. this is fed by extreme warmth. teeratures 30 degrees or
62 in chicago, that's with rain. records are going to be blown out. e eastern half of the country will see wet. the western half, the mountain west, will see snow-covered roads. >> be careful on the roadways. rob, thank you. we move onto other news tonight, and to bowe bergdahl. the army sergeant in court today and in uniform. choosing not to enter plea. a dramatic trance formation from the unforgettable images, blinking into the sun as his rescue was unfolding. abc's david wright tonight with bergdahl in his own words, describing what the taliban did to him. >> reporter: this was our first real glimpse of sergeant bowe bergdahl since he got back on american soil. clean shaven, in his army dress blues today for his first appearance at his court martial inorth carolina. quite the contrast from the last time we saw him, gaunt and disoriented, when his taliban captors traded him for five high value detainees from guantanamo.
bergdahl in 2009, one day after he walked off his post in eastern afghanistan. bergdahl is now charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. even though he has not yet enred a plea, he is opening up on the "seri" podcast, telling >> from this american life and wbez chicago, it's "serial." >> reporter: telling his story what happened when he ran into a squad of taliban fighters. >> all i had was a knife. i'm not stupid enough h to fight off a bunch of guys with ak-47s. >> reporter: he talks about how they broke him down in solitary confinement. >> i couldn't see my hands, i couldn't do anything. >> reporter: and, what he told the taliban about why he had gone awol. >> i told them i was basically fed up with the commanders. >> reporter: if convicted, bergdahl could spend the rest of his life in prison. david wright, abc news, new york. >> david, thank you. overseas tonight, and news abt the deadly tallyiban attack that killed six americans in
names of those lost. among the casualties, adriana voeder brugen, the first openly gay female officer killed in combat. and joseph lem. 15 year ss with the air national guard. there are new developments tonight after that deadly crash into tourists on the vegas strip. new charges now being brought against t thedriver, a mother with her child in the backseat, described as stoic. and this ige of her victim, the young g mother w was hit. abc's kayna whitworth in las vegas tonight. >> reporter: tonight, more charges filed against the 24-year-old who police say intentionally drove onto the las vegas sidewalk, killing a mother of three, celebrating her ten-year anniversary and injuring dozens of others. >> why did she turn into people and run over a lady and drag th lady for many, many feet while her husband was running after her, banging on the one
>> reporter: in addition to the charge of murder with a deadly weapon, lakeieishhollow now charged with child abuse and neglect and leaving the scene of an accident. holloway was convicted of driving without a license in oregon in 2011, but just o one year later, she was awarded for turning her life around by a program helping at-risk youth there. >> i beat the odds and was the first in my immediate family and circle to graduate high school. >> reporter: in the police affidavit, holloway told authorities she was stressed, that s was trying to rest inside her car, but kept getting run off by security. she ended up on the strip, a place she did not want to be. if holloway is convicted of murder, she faces life in prison. and the district attorney told me he's cononfident me charges could come, including attempted murder. david? >> kayna, thank you. now,w, to washington tonight, and a n headline involving the secret service. an ent assigned to the presidential protected eded division telling police someone broke into his car monday.
an encrypted computer flash drive also taken. the items, all inn one bag, grabbed from his personal vehicle parked near secret service headquarters. to florida this evening, where they are celebrating a milestonen space travel. space-x today launching an landing and unmanned falcon 9 rocket from cape ka 1/2 value. placing 11 satellites into orbit before returning to earth. the reusable rocket then landing upright. that's been their goal all along, and this could dramatically lower the cost of space travel. you can see them hugging there. now, to the christmas miracle making headlines tonight. the baby delivered on the side the highway in utah. mom and dad on their way to the hospital, running out of time. and a rookie 911 operator walking them through the steps. and how a shoe lace would save the day. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: shay and kristen allred have been down this road before. >> i'm driving north on i-15. my wife is in labor. >> reporter: with their first three chchildren, ey made it all
>> come on, baby, come on. come on. >> reporter: but their fourth baby, anne, made an early entrance. dad calls for help. >> you pick up a 911 call, never know what's on the other side of it and they were having a baby. >> reporter: dispatch operator william kalaher, who only started taking solo calls two weeks ago, springs into action. >> the baby is breathing, correct? >> no, she is not. >> reporter: the umbilical cord was wrapped around the baby's neck. >> she came out, she cried and shen she just went limp. >> reporter: on the other end of the line, life-saving instction. >> i need you to take a string, a shoelace, possibly, and tie it tightly around the umbilical chord. >> reporter: 30 seconds later -- [ baby crying ] >> she just gasped her first breath, and we were like, oh, thank goodness. >> reporter: and now, baby anne has her own little seat, buckled up for the long road ahead. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> incredible. linsey, thank you. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this tuesday. the christmas rush is on.
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lucy." just three days away now, and the question we've been asking holiday shopps for years. >> are you in? >> yeah,'m in, i'm in. >> perhaps at least one thing made in america under that christmas tree? and tonight, the list of ideas growing. the towels from griffin, georgia, at walmart. little tykes from ohio. and kin next toys, their factory in pennsylvania. >> happy holidays, abc! >> reporter: and this wrapping tennessee. and rememberhis scene from "i love lucy?" >> speed it up a little! >> one of their most famous moments. and it turns out, they trained for this scene right here at this chocolate factory in california. see's candies in los angeles. the american workers we met, proud of that moment. >> ohoh, it's just hilarious, you know, just crack up. it's so funny. similaries, but one
they keep the candy on the conveyor belt. >> we don't do things that way. >> carmen hand-dipping bonbons, 20,000 a day. rosa, 20 years lining upp the shock lates. luann, too. she's been here 50 years now. 250 workers this christmas. hoping their trees end up under yours. >> made inmerica! >> little better there thahan lucy putting the candy in her mouth. thks for watching heren a tuesday. i'm david muir. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow. until then, good night.are iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." brad/wx wall weather adlib: the clouds pretty much won the battle today in central iowa as they will tonight. the good news is that it will stay relatively mild for december with temps staying in the upper 30s to lower 40s
worry about any icing when the rain showers start developing later tonight. showers will start off light, but some heavier rains will be likely wednesday which will just add to the already record rainfall for this inch is expected by the end of wednesday. "local 5 news at 6 in hd starts now. we are iowa" literally only 2 fire extinguishers did all that damage" " jack: more charges for a fort dodge vandal. how his actions are costing the county and a local business tens of thousands of dollars. jack/1shot: good evening and welcome to local 5 news, home of we are iowa dot com. i'm jack miller. stephanie has the night off. jack: the websr countyheriff says the man who broke into a local business last week, is the same person who vandalized the webster county courthouse. the webster county sheriff says 30 year old